Civil Engineering Regulations Quiz

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What is required for the construction, reconstruction, or alteration of buildings intended for public gathering according to the text?

Supervision by a registered civil engineer

Which professional must prepare and sign the designs, plans, and specifications for certain engineering structures mentioned in the text?

Registered civil engineer

What must happen before the construction, reconstruction, or alteration of structures according to the text?

Execution under the direct supervision of a civil engineer

Who is exempt from the provisions of the Act when working under the supervision of their employer?

Draftsmen

What type of building work can individuals who were engaged in 'maestro de obras' practice continue to undertake?

Building of single-story concrete buildings

Which of the following actions may lead to the Board for Civil Engineers refusing to issue a certificate?

Being guilty of immoral conduct

What specific type of structures are individuals not allowed to undertake plans supervision for under the Act?

Churches or structures intended for public gathering

Who is responsible for preparing a roster showing the names and places of business of all registered civil engineers?

Commissioner of PRC

What is the frequency at which the roster of registered civil engineers must be prepared according to the text?

Once a year

What will happen if any part or section of the Act related to civil engineering regulations is declared unconstitutional?

Only the unconstitutional parts will be repealed

Who must copies of the roster of registered civil engineers be furnished to according to the text?

Department heads, mayors, Director of Public Works, and other Bureaus, entities, or authorities

The Board has the power to suspend or revoke a certificate of registration without providing any notice or hearings.

False

An applicant may be exempted from taking the requisite examination when applying for a new certificate of registration.

True

All civil engineers licensed under the previous Act will need to reapply for registration under the new Act.

False

Certificates of registration issued under the previous Act hold different validity and effect compared to those issued under the new Act.

False

One of the qualifications for issuing a certificate is to be a citizen of the Philippines.

True

A registered civil engineer can use the seal even after the expiration of their certificate as long as they renew it in the future.

False

A professional oath must be taken by all successful candidates in the examination before they can practice civil engineering.

True

Exemption from registration is granted to individuals who are required to take a professional oath.

False

The President of the Philippines can remove any member of the Board for neglect of duty, incompetency, or ethical conduct.

True

The Board has the power to issue certificates of recognition to civil engineers for advanced studies, research, and/or highly specialized training in any field.

True

The Board is responsible for inspecting educational institutions offering courses in mechanical engineering established in the Philippines.

False

Each member of the Board must be a citizen and resident of the Philippines, at least twenty-five years old and of good moral character.

False

Study Notes

Construction, Reconstruction, or Alteration of Buildings

  • Construction, reconstruction, or alteration of buildings intended for public gathering requires compliance with the provisions of the Act.
  • Designs, plans, and specifications for certain engineering structures must be prepared and signed by a professional civil engineer.

Professional Requirements

  • Only registered civil engineers can undertake plans and supervision of certain structures.
  • Individuals who were engaged in 'maestro de obras' practice can continue to undertake certain building work.
  • Exemption from registration is granted to individuals working under the supervision of their employer.

Certification and Registration

  • The Board for Civil Engineers is responsible for preparing a roster of registered civil engineers.
  • The roster must be prepared at least once a year.
  • Copies of the roster must be furnished to the Secretary of Public Works and Communications.

Consequences of Unconstitutionality

  • If any part or section of the Act is declared unconstitutional, the remaining parts or sections will remain in effect.

Board Powers

  • The Board has the power to suspend or revoke a certificate of registration without notice or hearings.

Examination and Registration

  • Applicants may be exempted from taking the requisite examination under certain conditions.
  • All civil engineers licensed under the previous Act must reapply for registration under the new Act.
  • Certificates of registration issued under the previous Act have different validity and effect compared to those issued under the new Act.

Qualifications and Oath

  • One of the qualifications for issuing a certificate is to be a citizen of the Philippines.
  • A professional oath must be taken by all successful candidates in the examination before they can practice civil engineering.

Board Members

  • Each member of the Board must be a citizen and resident of the Philippines, at least twenty-five years old and of good moral character.
  • The President of the Philippines can remove any member of the Board for neglect of duty, incompetency, or ethical conduct.

Test your knowledge of regulations related to the construction of public gathering buildings and structures in civil engineering. Questions may cover design requirements, responsible charge, and the role of registered civil engineers.

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